What to do in Atlanta this weekend: July 1-4, 2022

Dude Perfect: “It’s Happy” Tour

7 p.m. on Saturday, July 2. $29 and up. State Farm Arena, 1 State Farm Drive, Atlanta. 404-878-3000.

Dude Perfect, a sports and comedy group that is also a sensation on YouTube, is hosting its tour at State Farm Arena.

” Dream of a summer night “

Watch a performance of Shakespeare’s comedy ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’ at the Shakespeare Tavern Playhouse.

Credit: From The Atlanta Shakespeare Company Facebook Page

Credit: From The Atlanta Shakespeare Company Facebook Page

Watch a performance of Shakespeare’s comedy ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’ at the Shakespeare Tavern Playhouse.

Credit: From The Atlanta Shakespeare Company Facebook Page

Credit: From The Atlanta Shakespeare Company Facebook Page

7:30 p.m. Friday, July 1 and Saturday, July 2 and 2:30 p.m. Sunday, July 3, $20. Shakespeare Tavern Playhouse, 499 Peachtree St. NE, Atlanta. 404-874-5299.

Watch a performance of Shakespeare’s comic tale about four runaway lovers who find themselves bewitched by fairies.

Cobb

Battery Atlanta Farmer’s Market

Shop for prepared meals, flowers, artisan bread and more at The Battery Atlanta’s Farmers Market.

Credit: From The Battery Atlanta Facebook Page

Shop for prepared meals, flowers, artisan bread and more at The Battery Atlanta's Farmers Market.

Credit: From The Battery Atlanta Facebook Page

Shop for prepared meals, flowers, artisan bread and more at The Battery Atlanta’s Farmers Market.

Credit: From The Battery Atlanta Facebook Page

Credit: From The Battery Atlanta Facebook Page

1pm-4pm Sunday Jan 3. Free admission. The Atlanta Battery, 800 Battery Ave. SE, Atlanta. 404-494-1179.

Shop for treats from local vendors who sell prepared meals, artisan bread, wellness products and more.

You can park for free for three hours in the purple, green, yellow or red bridges.

Strand Ole Opry: Red, White and Trolley

8 p.m. on Saturday, July 2. $20. Earl and Rachel Smith Strand Theatre, 117 North Park Square, Marietta. 770-293-0080.

Join Strand Ole Opry for a Dolly Parton themed back porch, sing along with a live band, singers and storytellers.

Southern Spirits

7 p.m. to 10 p.m. Sunday, July 3. Museum members $20, non-members $25. The Museum of the South, 2829 Cherokee St. NW, Kennesaw. 770-427-2117.

If you’re 21 or older, explore the Southern Museum while enjoying appetizers, adult beverages, and soft drinks. Then head to the front lawn for more drinks and snacks and to watch the Kennesaw fireworks display.

DeKalb

DIY terrarium construction

4:15 p.m. to 5:15 p.m. Friday, July 1. $30 and up. PlantHouse, 112 West Trinity Place, Decatur. 470-557-9527.

Make a unique terrarium by choosing your container and adding cacti, succulents or air plants, as well as unique decorations. A PlantHouse employee will be there to help you every step of the way.

Jobe Fortner

7 p.m. on Saturday, July 2. $16. Eddie’s Attic, 515 N. McDonough St., Suite B, Decatur. 404-377-4976.

Listen to the music of singer/songwriter Jobe Fortner, who has opened for artists such as Luke Combs and Toby Keith. Her latest project is “Rona Mixtape,” featuring songs about chasing your dreams in Nashville and dealing with things you can’t control.

Fantastic fourth celebration

From Friday 1 July to Tuesday 5 July. Attractions go $34.95 and up. $10 Lasershow ticket, $25 Lasershow Snack Terrace reserved seat with unlimited Coca-Cola and popcorn. Stone Mountain Park, 1000 Robert E. Lee Blvd., Stone Mountain. 800-401-2407.

Stone Mountain Park’s famous 4th of July celebration continues this year with a popular Lasershow Spectacular followed by a patriotic fireworks display. One must reserve.

North Fulton

Dusk at Barrington Hall

5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Sunday, July 3. $10 to $25. Barrington Hall, 535 Barrington Drive, Roswell. 770-640-3855.

Visit Barrington Hall for a family-friendly 4th of July event that includes a live concert, food trucks, specialty drinks, yard games, and the classic Jimmy Stewart movie “Mr. Smith Goes to Washington.

Cooking for a couple: Mexican comfort food

Learn how to prepare Mexican comfort food during a hands-on class from Publix Aprons Cooking School in Alpharetta.

Credit: From apronscookingschool.publix.com

Learn how to prepare Mexican comfort food during a hands-on class from Publix Aprons Cooking School in Alpharetta.

Credit: From apronscookingschool.publix.com

Learn how to prepare Mexican comfort food during a hands-on class from Publix Aprons Cooking School in Alpharetta.

Credit: From apronscookingschool.publix.com

Credit: From apronscookingschool.publix.com

6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday, July 1. $110 per couple. Publix Aprons Cooking School, 4305 State Bridge Road, Alpharetta. 770-751-8560.

Work side-by-side with chefs to make Mexican favorites like chilaquiles (crispy tortillas braised in egg salsa) and tortas de carnitas (a Mexican-style sandwich).

Reels and wheels

5-9 p.m. Friday, July 1. Free admission. Riverside Park, 575 Riverside Drive, Roswell.

Spread out on the grassy mound of Riverside Park to visit the food trucks and watch “Sing 2” on a giant LED screen.

Gwinnet

Peach Corner Festival

You’ll find lots of kids’ activities, live music, arts and crafts vendors and more at the Peachtree Corners Festival on Fridays.

Credit: From peachtreecornersfestival.com

You'll find lots of kids' activities, live music, arts and crafts vendors and more at the Peachtree Corners Festival on Fridays.

Credit: From peachtreecornersfestival.com

You’ll find lots of kids’ activities, live music, arts and crafts vendors and more at the Peachtree Corners Festival on Fridays.

Credit: From peachtreecornersfestival.com

Credit: From peachtreecornersfestival.com

7:30 p.m. Friday July 1, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday July 2 and 12 p.m.-5 p.m. Sunday July 3. Free admission. Peachtree Corners Town Center, 5140 Town Center Blvd., Peachtree Corners.

Celebrate Independence Day weekend – and the 10th anniversary of the town of Peachtree Corners – with live music, arts and crafts vendors, two classic car shows and activities for children like bubble fun and sand art.

Fridays-N-Duluth

6-9 p.m. Friday, July 1. FREE ENTRANCE. Downtown Duluth. 770-476-3434.

Kick off the 4th of July weekend with food trucks, inflatables and live entertainment on the festival center stage and in Parsons Alley.

July 2nd

6-9:30 p.m. Saturday July 2. Free, with food and drink offered to the first 200 people. The Enzo at Ariston, 3025 Woodward Crossing Blvd., Buford (behind Mall of Georgia).

Get a head start on the 4th festivities with food and drinks sponsored by Tequila Mama and Local Tap, games, live music and fireworks.

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